Midfielder announces, “I am ready to leave”: Chelsea already in talks with President

Chelsea and AC Milan have emerged as top contenders for French midfield star Corentin Tolisso who was also reported to be a transfer target of Juventus although the Old Lady are said to have retired from the race to sign the talented 23-year-old midfielder.

Tolisso has spoken to French paper Progres claiming that he’s planning to leave Lyon in the summer

“I wanted to play for Lyon last summer because we would have played the Champions League in a new stadum. I thought our team was good enough [for my ambitions] but now I am ready to leave. If there will be offers, I will evaluate them alongside my advisors and tell my President that I want to leave.”

“I’ve listened to his words, he said there are no offers yet, we’ll talk about them when he’ll receive some. I want my situation to be solved as soon as possible but I will be totally focused on my national team until the 13th of June.”

Lyon President Aulas met with Chelsea yesterday, who enquired for Corentin Tolisso.

Lyon President Jean Michel Aulas met with Chelsea in London yesterday, en route to Cardiff where his women’s team will play the Champions’ League final, during which the Premier League champions enquired for Corentin Tolisso, according to L’Équipe.

Lyon also enquired about Kurt Zouma’s situation who is likely to leave on a year long loan to gain some playing time after his unfortunate knee injury.

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